Operation Maneater

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The conflict between humans and nature’s deadliest predators takes center stage in this three-part series, part of the “Think Wednesday” lineup of acclaimed science and nature programming. Veterinarian and tech expert Mark Evans hosts (Sex in the Wild and Inside Nature’s Giants), and applies his passion for both animals and gadgetry to seek resolutions between human communities and those of dangerous predators.

Operation Maneater

August 27 - September 10, 2014
Wednesdays at 7pm on PBS North

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how humans affect the natural habitats of crocodiles, polar bears and great white sharks. See the impact of that encroachment and how both sides of the man/predator fight lose out. Evans finds ingenious high-tech solutions to the most hostile wildlife conflicts on earth and proposes ways to break the circle of violence.

08/27/14 - Great White Shark
Join Evans as he tries to find non-lethal solutions to keep people and sharks safe from each other.

09/03 /14 - Polar Bear
Inspect a warning system to deter bears and a controversial experiment to keep them away from town.

9/10 Crocodile
Examine a radical experiment to train crocs to associate the sound of a bell with an electric shock.